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  • n. Plural form of correlation.


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  • Your view that our mental habits of making these correlations is unwarranted may be completely correct, but this would only show that more or less our whole society is just wrong-headed about race, not that “Crimson DNA” has some special racist feelings.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judging a Person Based on a Single Forwarded Personal E-Mail

  • I have no problem believing that – to be specific – there may be certain correlations between what we call “IQ” and race.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Some Scientists’ Openness to the Possibility of Genetic Differences in Mental Traits Among Racial and Ethnic Groups

  • Both rates are influenced by factors other than health care, so using them as correlations is not logical.

    Can't We All Be Friends?

  • However, the relationship between SSTs in the warm pool region and stratospheric water vapor changes character from negative to positive short-term correlations from 1980–2009, suggesting that other processes may also be important, or that the correlation may be a transient feature linked to the specific pattern of SSTs at a given time rather than to the average warming of SSTs around the globe.

    Hot Water and Air

  • But that just reinforces my original statement that the study is useful for short term correlations but too many factors invalidate it as useful for long term correlations.

    Alexander et al 2007 « Climate Audit

  • Why should a long-term investor care about short-term correlations?

    The Emerging Markets Century

  • Am I correctly in that the tree ring proxies have trouble with short term correlations?

    Peer Reviewing Ammann and Wahl #1 – The Correspondence « Climate Audit

  • Using blood sampled from my arm in the first aid station, a Japanese colleague at Bell Labs, Dr. Tetsuo Yamane, prepared "hemoglobin (KW)", and within a few months we found entirely new avenues of deriving information on structure-function correlations from the NMR spectra of hemoglobin and other hemoproteins.

    Kurt Wüthrich - Autobiography

  • Despite the recent down tick in the second quarter, the longer term correlations are clearly with gold, and the beta to gold is clearly rising.

  • Cross-asset valuation: EUR/USD is re-establishing short-term correlations with other assets: Crude oil (positive), S


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